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Jan 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
problems and diabetes. she called 911 after feeling ill for a couple of days. >> we have an elderly patient who has preexisting medical conditions. they get flu-like symptoms. it gets exacerbated because of their underlying medical conditions to the point they have to call 911 and go to the emergency room for treatment. >> reporter: some star medstar ambulances double as waiting rooms when area hospitals become overcrowded. the c.d.c. said elderly make up half of all hospitalizations. in winsor senior living the focus is on prevention. staff members respond quickly if a resident shows flu-like sympts on. >> if they don't feel good or act like they're feeling good, then they'll cent them back. >> reporter: two years ago the building was quarantined during a flu outbreak. clinical director carmelita dolores does not want a repeat of that misery. >> there's no life walking in the hall baips they're not even allowed to go and check their mailboxes except one by one. >> reporter: the cdc has issued a reminder to nursing homes on the steps needed to prevent an outbreak at their facility. health c
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